The historic, award-winning Star-Telegram is seeking an Executive Editor to lead our journalists into the future.
The ideal candidate will have a strong track record of leading print and digital news strategies with a keen eye toward the future of journalism. As the Executive Editor is responsible for overall news content, the ideal candidate should be experienced in producing high-integrity, quality journalism in a multi-platform world. The Executive Editor will need to be focused on digital and print transformation, including new and creative approaches to growing audiences in a digital environment. Thus, experience working in a collaborative environment within companies undergoing substantial change and transformation is preferred.
Qualifications: Minimum of five years of demonstrated success in significant newsroom leadership roles. A history of successful leadership, innovation and goal achievement. Demonstrated change leader who collaborates and communicates effectively across other divisions. Personal charisma, comfortable with public speaking and a commitment to staff interaction. Understanding of the changing media landscape and ability to adapt strategies that address continually changing market and consumer needs and desires. Demonstrated strong competitive instincts and intellectual curiosity. Demonstrated ability to effectively manage and coordinate in an environment of accountability. Demonstrated track record in recruiting a highly successful leadership team and driving a successful transformation highly desirable.
About Fort Worth: As the 16th largest city in the country, Fort Worth has a unique culture blending deep-rooted western history with strong economic growth. With a perfect balance of western heritage, industry diversity, world renowned arts and theatre, and big-time sports, Fort Worth is one of the most sought-after and popular places to live and work in the country.
The Star-Telegram, one of McClatchy’s leading media companies, offers an excellent compensation and benefits package including health and welfare benefits, life insurance, 401k plan, and paid time off.